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Tropical Storm Laura - Final Update - Wednesday August 27, 4:20 pm

Click HERE to see the slides from the NWS.
Here is an update concerning Tropical Storm Laura. 

Changes from previous update: 

  • ​Remaining Storm Surge Warning has been replaced by Coastal Flood Advisory
  • Otherwise, no significant changes and we expect conditions to continue improving

Impacts:

  • Minor coastal flooding will be possible around high tide tomorrow (Thursday), otherwise no significant impacts are expected.
  • Wind gusts of 20 to 30 mph will remain possible through the early evening

The attached briefing below highlights the threats associated with this system.
Additional Information and Resources:
NWS New Orleans Website: www.weather.gov/neworleans
NWS New Orleans DSS Website: http://www.weather.gov/lix/embrief
NWS New Orleans Tropical Page: https://www.weather.gov/srh/tropical?office=lix
River Gauges and Forecasts: http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=lix
NWS New Orleans Facebook: www.facebook.com/NWSNewOrleans
NWS New Orleans Twitter: https://twitter.com/NWSNewOrleans
Online Severe Weather Reporting: https://www.weather.gov/lix/submit_storm_report
National Hurricane Center Website: https://www.nhc.noaa.gov/

This will be the last update on Tropical Storm Laura. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us. We can be reached by phone at 504-522-7330 or 985-649-0429. Use extension 4 to speak with a forecaster. Alternatively, you can reach us by email by replying to this message or sending an email to sr-lix.forecasters@noaa.gov. Both methods will be delivered to the forecasters on shift at the office.

Regards,
Danielle Manning
Meteorologist
NWS New Orleans/Baton Rouge

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